Category: CanopyStyle

ECO-BUSINESS: Indian fabric giant adopts forest policy

Originally published in Eco-Business. One of the world’s largest fabric makers for the fashion industry today announced a policy to exclude fiber produced at the expense of endangered forests, reports Canopy, an environmental group that helped broker the commitment. Aditya Birla, an Indian conglomerate with operations in 36 countries and 120,000 employees, accounts for about a … Continued

WOMEN’S WEAR DAILY: Viscose giant to end sourcing in Ancient and Endangered Forests

By Arnold J. Karr, originally published in Women’s Wear Daily. Aditya Birla Group, the India-based apparel and textile firm believed to be the largest worldwide producer of viscose fibers, has agreed to end all sourcing from the world’s ancient and endangered forests. The Indian firm joins a group of more than two dozen apparel brands and … Continued

Le plus grand producteur de rayonne au monde dévoile sa politique en matière de conservation des forêts

Montréal/Vancouver, le 7 mai 2015 Aujourd’hui, le géant mondial de la viscose dévoile sa politique visant à éliminer tout approvisionnement en fibres provenant des forêts anciennes et menacées de la planète pour sa production de viscose, qui est grandement utilisée dans l’industrie du vêtement et des textiles. Ce conglomérat, qui est le principal producteur de … Continued

World’s Largest Rayon Producer Announces Forest Protection Policy

Vancouver, BC, May 7, 2015 Today, global viscose giant Aditya Birla announces its industry-leading policy to eliminate any sourcing from the world’s ancient and endangered forests for all of its Viscose fibres, which are widely used in clothing and textiles. The company is the world’s largest producer of Viscose, manufacturing 20% of global supply of … Continued

EcoPlanet Bamboo signs Ancient Forest Friendly Policy with Canopy and commits to develop eco-appropriate sourcing for fabrics

Vancouver, October 15, 2014: Canopy is pleased today to announce that innovative leader EcoPlanet Bamboo has committed to a sourcing policy designed to offer a more sustainable option for clothing brands seeking alternatives to ancient and endangered forest fibres. This marks a shift for Canopy, whose traditional focus has been on users and producers of … Continued

Deforestation: So out of style

Building momentum for Canopy’s Fashion Loved by Forest: Levi Strauss & Co., Marks & Spencer, Portico Brands and ASOS make endangered forest commitments London, Vancouver, October 29, 2014: As experts gather today in London to assess the accelerating rate of global forest loss and address the Innovation Forum theme, “How Business Can Tackle Deforestation”, the … Continued

Canopy Style Is On Trend

The forest Canopy is becoming a hit in the fashion world this season. Building on a growing groundswell, global retail leaders H&M and Inditex/Zara have made commitments to address the impacts of the use of trees in man-made cellulosic fabrics like viscose and rayon.

Fashion and Textile Leaders for Forest Conservation shifting global viscose supply chain away from endangered forests

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, May 5 2014 — The newest trend in social responsibility in the apparel sector is taking flight in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam today as several of the world’s most influential clothing brands gather to develop a roadmap to green their supply chain and conserve endangered forests. Brought together under the banner … Continued

Stella McCartney joins Canopy’s Fashion Loved by Forest Initiative

Renowned Fashion Designer Commits to Eliminate Use of Endangered Forest Fibre from Clothing Collection April 28, 2014 — In an exciting development, luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney is announcing their support for Canopy’s campaign to protect the world’s ancient and endangered forests. Who: Stella McCartney and environmental not-for-profit Canopy. What: Stella McCartney joins Canopy’s Fashion Loved … Continued

World’s Largest Clothing Brands Commit to Eliminate Endangered Forests from Viscose Clothing

H&M and Zara/Inditex Partner with Canopy to Transform Clothing’s Impacts on Species, Forests and Climate Vancouver, BC: April 2, 2014 — Today, the world’s two largest clothing brands are making commitments to eliminate ancient and endangered forests from all of their rayon and viscose clothing. The companies, retail and design leaders H&M and Zara/Inditex, developed these … Continued

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